Essays Tagged: "A Passage to India"

"A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster

Essay talks about cultural misunderstandings in the book "A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster between t ... misunderstandings in the book "A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster between the British and the Indians. Some sentences don't read well, but overall clear and easy to read.Cultural MisunderstandingIn ... ead well, but overall clear and easy to read.Cultural MisunderstandingIn his novel A Passage to India, E.M. Forster uses a series of repeated misunderstandings between cultures, which become solidifie ...

(5 pages) 138 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A Passage to India" by E. M Forster.

Racism, colonialism and imperialism are related in many ways. They all have cultural relationships th ... mperialism are related in many ways. They all have cultural relationships that span time. From the earliest days of civilization until today, the relationship of the three can be identified clearly. R ... til today, the relationship of the three can be identified clearly. Racism is a thought or belief that one race is better than the other. Imperialism is the national policy or practice of acquiring fo ...

(2 pages) 107 0 2.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Understanding Difference.

Understanding DifferencesUnderstanding a country, a culture or even a person, who is different from us, wit ... derstanding a country, a culture or even a person, who is different from us, without a question, is a challenge. Different people use different methods to get to know other cultures better. Some read, ... nt people use different methods to get to know other cultures better. Some read, some travel, some make friends with people from other cultures and some merely use their own stereotypes and generaliza ...

(4 pages) 63 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare the ways in which Frster and Sith present the relationships of Aziz and Fielding and Archie and Samad in "A passage to India"and "White Teeth"

Compare the way in which Forster and Smith present the relationships of Aziz and Fielding and Archie and ... and Smith present the relationships of Aziz and Fielding and Archie and Samad in "A Passage to India" and "White Teeth".Archie, Samad, Aziz and Fielding are the central characters in their respective ... , Samad, Aziz and Fielding are the central characters in their respective novels. Forster and Smith allow their friendships to evolve as events such as "The trouble with Millat" and the trial of Aziz ...

(12 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Passage to India by E. M. Forster: Discuss the lack of a hero or heroine

A Passage to India:Final EssaySimon Rennings There are several characters in 'A Passage to In ... EssaySimon Rennings There are several characters in 'A Passage to India' which E.M. Forster causes the reader to love. All meet the same fate, though, when Forster reveals the characters' weakn ... ugh, when Forster reveals the characters' weaknesses; and as the author tells us, "dilillusionment cannot be beautiful."(p.234) At different points in the book I thought that Aziz, Mrs. Moore, ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Overview on E.M Forsters 'A Passage to India'

"A Passage to India", a fictitious story, is the final published work of author E.M. Forster before h ... is the final published work of author E.M. Forster before his death. This book, explores the genius and the inadequacies of English society in a playful, yet subtle way. The author was born in London, ... of English society in a playful, yet subtle way. The author was born in London, England in 1897 to a middle class family. His education was completed at Cambridge University, from where he began to p ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

522 WORDS Passage to India - Hindu Influence

A Passage to India - Hindu InfluenceSeveral different literary elements work in tandem to produce th ... enceSeveral different literary elements work in tandem to produce the magic seen in E. M. Forster's A Passage to India. Because this novel was presented to the world less than a decade after World War ... resented to the world less than a decade after World War I, the fantastic and exotic stories of India seized the attention of the relatively provincial society of the day, and the novel's detailed pre ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Passage to India" by E.M.Forster

The merits of the English officials, and their faults and lapses. Forster's irony and satire. In "A Passage To India", Forster gives ... s and lapses. Forster's irony and satire. In "A Passage To India", Forster gives us what is largely an impartial picture of the English officials and bureaucrats as they functioned in India at the tim ... he English officials and bureaucrats as they functioned in India at the time to which the novel pertains. Forster not only dwells upon the merits and virtues of the Anglo-Indians but also exposes with ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Difficulty of English- Indian Friendship in "A Passage to India"

In his "A Passage to India", Forster explores the possibility of English-Indian Friendship. He begins and en ... English-Indian Friendship. He begins and ends by posing the question of whether it is possible for an Englishman and an Indian to ever be friends, at least within the context of British colonialism.T ... friends, at least within the context of British colonialism.Thus, as soon as the novel opens, the reader is introduced to an argument, between Mahmoud Ali, Hamidullah, and, Aziz raising this English-I ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Burmese Days

The novels A Passage to India and Burmese Days are stories about characters deeply tied to their own cultural b ... stories about characters deeply tied to their own cultural beliefs including a devout religion, social priorities, and friendships based on economic status and race. These conditions contribute to the ... friendships based on economic status and race. These conditions contribute to the diversity that separates India and the Western world. The well-documented social behaviors, inter racial friendships a ...

(4 pages) 981 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Forster's "A Passage to India" The Mystery of Mrs. Moore

"Because India is part of the earth. And God has put us on the earth in order to be pleasant to each oth ... s put us on the earth in order to be pleasant to each other. God… is… love."Mrs. Moore is a twice-widowed matron. She is Ronny's mother, who accompanies Adela to India so that she can decide ... accompanies Adela to India so that she can decide whether to marry Ronny or not.Through her genuine affection and kindness, Mrs. Moore serves as the moral center and the symbol of race-blind openness ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why The Spanish Came To The New World

The background of the Spanish?s journey to the new world is one of personal gain, exploration, and religi ... h?s journey to the new world is one of personal gain, exploration, and religious conversion of the natives. In the 1500?s the first Spanish settlers set sail for the New World in search of the opportu ... rst Spanish settlers set sail for the New World in search of the opportunity to start a new life. What they encountered was a friendly welcoming from the natives. Amongst the reasons Spanish settlers ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Waiting for the Barbarians and A Passage to India

Waiting for the Barbarians and A Passage to IndiaThe novels 'Waiting for the Barbarians' and 'A Passa ... ians and A Passage to IndiaThe novels 'Waiting for the Barbarians' and 'A Passage to India' revolve around the themes of racial segregation of the natives of one land at the hand of their conquerors. ... on of the natives of one land at the hand of their conquerors. The protagonists from both the plots are based in foreign lands which are treated with great contempt by their peers; both chose to defy ...

(9 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The mystery behind the fan boy. In Foster's A passage to India, many characters appear throughout the novel. Some of them may have a

The mystery behind the fan boy.In Foster's A passage to India, many characters appear throughout the novel. Some of the ... A passage to India, many characters appear throughout the novel. Some of them may have a more important part to play in the story than others, but one minor character catches our attention: he is the ... e story than others, but one minor character catches our attention: he is the punkah wallah or the fan boy. Even though he appears for a brief period, he serves a higher purpose which we will analyze ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts